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Central Park 

What was once a thriving international airport and the hub for different airlines such as TWA, People Express and Western Airlines along with Continental and United Airlines is now a thriving neighborhood in the city of Denver, Colorado.

The Central Park neighborhood is the largest in the city of Denver and is only 10 minutes from downtown. This unique neighborhood in the heart of the Denver community offers many advantages for those who want to live in modern dwellings that have recently been built and yet stay in contact with the natural beauty that this area is known for.

The History of the Stapleton Neighborhood

From 1929 to 1995, Stapleton Airport was the primary airport of the Denver area, serving the community for over 65 years until replaced in the mid-1990s with the land being turned over for residential and retail development.

Located on the northeast side of Denver, the development of the originally called Stapleton, the Central Park neighborhood was based on extensive planning that occurred between 1990 and 1995 when the airport was finally shut down. The emphasis by the developers was to create a pedestrian-oriented neighborhood, not an automobile one which many other neighborhoods in Denver were based around.

With one-third of the 4,700-acre space devoted to public parks, the rest of the development was divided between retail stores, residential homes and apartment complexes. The official construction began in 2001 and by the end of the decade over 3,200 single-family homes, condos, and row homes were completed along with over 400 apartments.

Bordered by Aurora, Colorado on one side, the emphasis of the Central Park neighborhood is to provide a relaxed, family atmosphere where retail shops and residences are close together to minimize travel time. In this manner, a family can do much of their shopping in and around their community which is far more convenient.

By 2004, the first apartments were being occupied and businesses began growing along with the establishment of the Denver School of Science and Technology. Shopping opportunities also grew when The Shops opened up at Northfield.

What makes Stapleton special? 

It’s not one thing that makes Central Park special, but rather a combination of location and emphasis on community that makes Central Park stand out. For residents of this still-growing community, one aspect that really stands out is the emphasis on public parks and the outdoors.

The 1,100 acres of open space borders both the Sand Creek Regional Greenway and the Bluff Lake Nature Center, which is one of the US’s largest wildlife refuges located in an urban area. This emphasis on preserving nature with the impressive amount of open space is what in large part is drawing more people to this region.

Today, nearly 15,000+ residents call the Central Park neighborhood home. A testament to the construction efforts and hard work that built this neighborhood, Stapleton stands as a model community in Denver, providing impressive shopping, plenty of offices, businesses, and public parks as well as staying in touch with the awe-inspiring outdoors that make Central Park a symbol of what Denver is all about. 

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4 Beds 4 Baths 8378690 MLS
Beautiful two-story home in Central Park located right across the street from the park. Four Bedrooms plus a main floor study and a full finished basement provide plenty of space! Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring throughout the whole house along with Lutron light switches that can be controlled by a phone app. The solar system is owned and is still under warranty. The main level features a study with French doors and lots of natural light, a bath in the entryway that opens to a gourmet kitchen with quartz counters, gas cooktop stove, large center island, extended cabinets, soft close drawers/doors, custom tile backsplash and stainless-steel appliances. The breakfast nook/dining area is surrounded by windows with electric/remote controlled blinds and upgraded trim with easy access to the beautiful pergola covered deck. The deck has caf lights, 2 ceiling fans and a misting system leading to the turf backyard. The main floor family room features a distressed wood fireplace (gas) for those cold evenings. Upstairs you will find the Primary Bedroom with large walk-in closet, newly installed LED lighting fixture, master bathroom with double sinks, large shower and upgraded heated toilet seat with bidet and dryer. The other two bedrooms upstairs each have large closets, Big Ass Fans by Haiku controlled by the light switch or from your phone app and electric blinds controlled by the light switch. The laundry room is conveniently located upstairs with an apron sink, tile floors and cabinets. The Basement is fully finished with a 4th bedroom and full bathroom, a second family room with theater lighting and surround sound, a climbing wall and a large storage closet under the stairs. The garage has epoxy floors, built in overhead storage, a ring security camera & light over the door and a Genie connect garage door opener that can be controlled from your phone. The home also features a sprinkler system, dual zone central A/C, and a whole house humidifier.

8728 E 54th Place, Denver

Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Real Estate, LLC - Brighton

4 Beds 4 Baths 4164526 MLS
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!! How exciting it is to have the opportunity to own this lovely home in the very desirable Stapleton/Central Park community! Literally 3 minutes away from the amazing Northfields outdoor shopping mall, you may never have to leave your 1/4 mile radius! Northfield boast all of the popular shops, restaurants and much more! This Beautiful KB Sunflower model is situated nicely on a expansive grassy courtyard. The space between homes make this a very private location, while still having a sense of community. Upon entry you are greeted by hardwood floors throughout the main level. The open floor plan is ideal for entertaining, or just relaxing in front of your cozy fire place! The kitchen has lovely dark cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite counters tops and an island with plenty of room for more seating! upstairs you will find the very spacious primary suite. The 5 piece primary bathroom comes with two sinks and 2 closets and a large soaking tub to relax and unwind after your busy day! The two secondary bedrooms are also nicely appointed sized, with another full bathroom with double sinks to share! The Laundry room is also conveniently located on the second level. But wait, there is more! The basement is also fully finished with another large bedroom and beautiful 3/4 bathroom! there is also plenty of room for extra entertainment as well! With trails, parks, shopping, pool and close proximity to downtown and DIA, this is a perfect place to call home!

8000 E 55th Avenue, Denver

Courtesy of eXp Realty, LLC

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